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Wellesley College News 

Entered at the Post Office in Wellesley, Mass., Branch Boston Post Office, as second-class matter. 



NO. 6. 


Friday, November 6, 7.15 P.M., the Barn. First 

Barn play. First performance. 

7.30 P.M., Agora House. Club for Study of 


8.00 P.M., BilHngs Hall. Recital by Eberle 

Musical Club for benefit of Restoration Fund. 
Saturday, November 7, 7.15 P.M., the Barn, 

First Barn play— sea >nd ] lerforroance. 
Sunday, November 8, Houghton Memorial Chapel. 

11.00 \.M.. preacher, Dr. < >. P. Gifford oi 


7.00 P.M., Vespers, Special music. 
Tuesday, November 9, 4.30 — 5 P.M., half-hour of 

music in chapel. 
Wednesday, November 1 1. 7.30 P.M., Billings 

Hall. Leader, Rev, G. A. Johnston Ross. 

Subject: "The Conquest <>|" Death." 

7.15 P.M., St. Andrew's Church. Leader, 

Katherinc Balderston, 1916. Subject: "He 

that layeth up treasure." 
Friday, November 13, Billings Hall. S.00 P.M. 

Reading by Miss Maude S< herer for benefit 

of Restoration Fund. 


We regret v.e were incorreel in claiming 
Mr?. Mark-- as an Uumna ol Wellesley, She 
is a gr?duatc ol Radcliffe; but we remember with 
pleasure she was For ■-■•■ax- years a member of 
the Department of English here. 

DAY, '915. 

Sport Events. 

Field Day was won by 1915 with the decisive 
score of forty against 1916's twent\ -seven. In 
spite of that fact, and in spite of the victory's 
being a foregone conclusion on account of 1915's 
first place in archery and golf and the elimination 
of 1916 from the tennis finals, — nevertheless 
Wellesley has never seen a more keenly contested 
or more enthusiastically supported Field Day. 

1915 won first place in all e\ents except basket- 
ball and showed to ad\antage their longer training 
and their famous ability to rally in a crisis. To 

1916 belongs the credit of having put up a stiff 
fight and making their second places "almost as 
good" as firsts, if one judges by the margin of ex- 
cellence between the teams. 1917 did not have a 
chance to greatly distinguish themselves, but in the 
events in which they were entered they did consist- 
ently well. The performance of Edith Ewer, 17, 
against Ruth Hoyt, '15, in the tennis single- was 
especially fine. 

The match which called forth the greatest en- 
thusiasm was the basket-ball game, the first event 
of the day. The Juniors displayed almost phe- 
nomenal ability at passing. Their team work w r as 
the main factor in gaining the victory, although 
Madeline Blake did unusually brilliant work at 
goal. The Senior- raiiied after the first few moments 
of the Junior onslaught, .m*\ the rest of the game was 
played with great evenness by both side?. The 
final score, 24-22, shows how closely the game was 
contest--. I. 

In hockey, the first hall was distinguished by 
ragged team work and individually brilliant play- 
ing. Elsa Disbrow, for 1915, shot the only goal 
of the hall. In the second, both teams tightened 
Up, and 1915's forward line, especially, distinguished 
itself. Each team scored twice. In general, the 
hockey match was marked more by steady, con- 
sistent team work than by individual starring. 

In tennis doubles both 1915 and 1917 played good, 

1915-1916 HOCKEY GAME. FIELD DAY, 1914. 

even games. One match was won in two straight 
sets by Elizabeth Metcalf and Mary Paine, for 
1915, playing against Alice Shumway and Isabel 
Woodward. The other set, Pauline Ehrich and 
Kathcrine Rolfe, 1915, against Sarah Porter and 
Winifred Allison, 1917, was won 6-3, 4-6, 6-3, by 
1917. In the singles match between Ruth Hoyt 
and I Idith Ewer, the Sophomore put up a splendid 
defense, but Ruth Host's clever placing and su- 
perior, skijj at llie nei TuM in her l',i\nr. 

In the track events, Man.- Hodge, 1915, broke 
tin ( ollege record for the broad jump, bringing 
Lucretia Travers' last year's record of six feet five up 
to six feet nine.. Marion II. Ian ke sprinted remark- 
ably well, winning first place in the fifty and one- 
hundrcd-yard dashes. 1915 also won the relay race. 

The Spectacle on the Green. 

The sports field was a brilliant spectacle all after- 
noon, with the vivid colors of the different class 
costumes mingling and shifting wdth kaleidoscopic 
variety o\cr the green, as the different events 
claimed the interest of the crowds. The Seniors, 
carrying white poodles tied coquettishly with fluffy 
yellow bows, showed appropriate unsophisticated 
enthusiasm. The Juniors were brilliant and natty 
with red Tommy Atkins caps cocked jauntily on 
their heads and with tin swords by their sides. 
Their military songs, especially the one ending in a 
sword salute, were appropriately clever. 1917 
showed their originality by naively assuming the 
garb of fools — peaked caps and huge blue ruffs. 
The Ereshmen wore large green class numerals 
with striking effect. \ enders of buns and chocolate 
did a rushing business and materially increased the 
Fire Fund by their efforts. 

The Athletic Association Springs a Surprise. 
It was after the sporis were all over and the 
crowds had gathered around the raised plaform 
to witness the awarding of cups and W's that one 
of the most interesting features of the day developed. 
Joy Sleeper, president of the Athletic Association, 
announced the final score, and also mentioned the 
significant fact that neither class's score was brought 
down by over-cutting. Miss Homans then spoke on 
the good w : ork of the Association Board, and urged 
that the Association dues be raised from twenty-five 
cents to one dollar, in order that the p'ans now laid — 
for redeeming the dump and making a fine, sheltered 
amphithea.rc there, for building" bleachers, lay- 
ing out of new- tennis courts and a baseball diamond, 
— may be realized soon. Elizabeth Endcl also spoke, 

urging this change, pointing out that Wellesley's 
athletic dues at present fell below those of any other 
college. Rachel Davis and Ruth Lindsay, speaking 
in behalf of Father Student Government and Mother 
Christian Association, added their hearty endorse- 
ment. A motion to raise the dues was carried by 
a unanimous vote. The students were impressed, 
many of us for the first time, that the Athletic 
Association is a flouiishing institution. Best wishes 
(-. I nele Athletic Association in this n<'M- epocfa of 
his career! 


On Tuesday afternoon, November 3, the three 
crews competed for first place. Since the trial this 
fall was of form, not speed, the crews rowed the 
course separately. 1915 came first, in splendid 
form; after her came 1917, showing a form and 
rythm unusually good for a Sophomore crew. As 
1916's shell passed the judges' stand the excellent 
rythm and long drive of the stroke was noticeable. 
These two qualities won the competition for 1916. 

The rating of the crews was: 
1910 — 90' ! . 
I9>5—' S 7' ( . 

1917--70' , . 

The judges were: Mr. Brown, coach of the Har- 
vard Boat Club and two Harvard crew men. 

In spite of the fact that the crews did not race 
for speed this year, there was a large and enthusi- 
astic band of spectators to cheer them both from 
the shore of the lake and from a line of boats drawn 
up along the course. 


The liberie Musical Club of Boston will give a 
concert in Billings Hall on Friday evening, No- 
vember 6, at 8 o'clock. The club is composed of 
Miss Kate M. Thomas, violinist, Miss Helen Moor- 
house, 'cellist. Miss Marion Hyde, pianist, and Miss 
Agnes Edwards, soprano soloist. 

The conte.t is under the auspices of Miss Helen 
K. Goss, and will be given for the benefit of the Fire 
Fund. Tickets at 25 cents each, may be purchased 
from the respective House Presidents of dormitories, 
from Miss Wheeler and Miss Streeter of the Music 
Department, from Miss Howe in the Christian 
Association office, and from Miss Bullard and Miss 
Goss of the Geology Department Tickets will also 
be on sale at the door on the evening of the per- 


Boarb of Ebitors 

TOn&ergraJmate department 

Ellmbeth Pilling, 1915, Editor-in-Chief 
Charlotte C. Wyckoff, 1915, Associate Editor 


Edith J. Foley, 1915 Muriel W. Biwd. 1915 

Katharine C. Balderston, 1916 Miriam Vedder, 1916 


Barbara Aldrich, 1915 Gladys Cowles, 1915 

Marguerite Samuels. 1916 Jean M. Newton. 1916 

(Brabuate department 

Elizabeth W. Manwaring, Editor 

Cazenove Hall, Wellesley, Mass. 

Ruth Chapin. 1915 Manager 

Ruth Miner, 1916, Assistant 
Adele Martin, 1915, Subscription Editor 
Bertha M. Beckford, Advertising Manager 

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We are glad that the College has received so 
cordially the announcement made by 1915 of the 
name of her Senior Play. It seems to us an en- 
tirely dignified and commendable practise that 
contrasts well with the pseudo-secrecy of former 
years. In fact, it is seldom, if ever, advisable to 
attempt to maintain secrecy in partly public affairs. 
There is the publicity of the blatant busybody which 
is revolting to all sane people — nobody is respected 
who tells everything she knows; but, on the other 
hand, there is the case of official information un- 
wisely withheld which comes to our notice from all 
sides. A request is denied with a flat "no" and 
we chafe under it, when a frank reason would often 
satisfy us. A wild rumor that the College illegally 
ignores a holiday is spread and we gossip excitedly, 
when our feverish inanity might have been checked 
by reliable information. A valued privilege that 
we have long considered an inalienable right has 
been taken from us and we are still half-mutinous 
because we do not know why. We are willing to 
accept, in some measure, the unexplained actions 
of our elected officers, although even here the 
electing bodies demand a certain degree of pub- 
licity as a check. But in those matters in which 
we are governed paternally, it is not to be expected 
that we will submit in cheerful ignorance to meas- 
ures which displease us. The posting of reports of 
executive meetings on the Student Government 
Board, this year, is a gratifying innovation. We 
hope that more of the Powers-That-Be will yield 
judiciously to the general demand for publicity 
of action and the publication of reasons for action. 

selves. Small things look very small indeed, in 
comparison with big ones. And, perhaps, as a re- 
sult, we may make some new evaluations. And 
with a fuller understanding of what supreme giving 
means, it may happen that we shall become a little 
more unselfish. 

Yet all of this is almost as vague as the desire 
we have felt to help in some slight, but tangible 
way, the need of half a world. But it is all part of 
the opportunity that is ours, the opportunity to 
learn, and to give, and to grow in power, in sym- 
pathy, in selflessness. War and work and laughter 
and death and poverty and love and knitting, — 
they're all life; and we happen to be living, just 


So join our plan! Let a committee in each club 
get to work at- once, collecting the "one dollar 
a year" from College Hall girls. Of course if some 
feel that they must give more than that, don't dis- 
courage them. But remember that the advantage 
of this plan is not that it will raise huge sums of 
money, but that the offering will be immediate and 
general and spontaneous. Your contribution to 
this fund is asked only in case you can give it in 
addition to what you have already pledged or 
given to the general fund. 

We suggest that the various committees when 
their money is collected, send it at once to Mis? 
Sophie L. Tillinghast, 268 Angell St., Providence, 
R. I., the last president of College Hall. 

College Hall girls, past and present, let us all get 


Introspection at times proves a horrible thing. 
"Do you think she really likes me? Why? Am I 
queer? Why? What did she say about me? I 
hate myself, I can't do a thing." So the thrilling 
conversation progresses for hours between two 
supposedly well-balanced girls, when perhaps the 
chances of a lifetime surround them. Why do people 
get this habit? Is it because they wish helpful 
advice towards improvement? Never. If they feel 
sentimentally blue at the time, they glean some 
large sized compliment from that advice. "You 
know everyone is crazy about you. You're just a 
peach. She really does like you, dear." 

The chances are she does not.- Be a hero. Don't 
be so humble and you will gain " happiness. Do 
right towards friends and books. Then say dis- 
tinctly and firmly, "I am myself. You are your- 


To Europe war has brought carnage, want, misery, 
and death: to us it has brought — knitting. In a 
vague way the knitting represents a vague desire 
in us to be of service, — and to knit is a pleasant 
way to help. 

We are very young, most of us, and we haven't 
met many big things yet. We cannot comprehend, 
quite, what the history that is being made at the 
rate of pages a day signifies and involves. But if we 
try to understand, a little, the war will bring us more 
than knitting, and we shall be able to give more 
than gray woolen scarfs, and we shall knit for other 
reasons than because knitting is fun and the fashion. 

If we can catch but the smallest measure of the 
significance of the happenings of the present, there 
will come to us a soberness and a maturity and an 
insight into some of the larger things of life, that 
we have not had before. And we ought not to be 
afraid to think, and we ought not to be afraid co 
know". We shall be stronger for the thought and for 
the knowing. With the pain that must come with 
knowledge, there will come sympathy, — a wider 
sympathy than we knew we were capable of and a 
sympathy that will not be entirely spent on Belgian 
refugees, but that will remain within us always, to 
respond to other calls. With knowledge will come, 
also, — and we may have to sacrifice a little com- 
placency in the process of its coming, — a realization 
of the pettiness of a great many of the things to 
which we give our time and our energies and our- 

To all College Hall girls, past and present : 

Will you not join our scheme? It has worked so 
well in the Southern California Club that we want 
to pass it on, so that every girl who ever lived in 
College Hall may have a share in it. 

Here it is! College Hall girls, from those who sat 
down to the first meal served there to those who 
so gloriously proved the strength of the training 
that it gave to us all — shall each give one dollar for 
each year spent within its walls. If every girl does 
her small part, this fund should amount to over 
$7,000, and we are suggesting that it for an equal 
sum later on) be used towards a new "Centre" in 
one of the new* buildings. 

The Southern California Club, farthest away, but 
one of all the Wellesley Clubs in the world, has 
raised $100 already with more to follow. Our presi- 
dent appointed a committee of two who notified 
each member of the plan, and collected the money. 
We had no refusals. The very smallness of the offer- 
ing we asked made the response immediate, for 
every girl can give a dollar for each year spent 
in College Hall. 

Signed : 


Mary B. McDougall, 
Roma Love, 1908. 
Prances Hill Gaines, 




An effort has been made to solve the problem of 
congestion in the Administration Building by certain 
definite rules, which, however inclusive in them- 
selves, cannot accomplish their purpose unless every 
individual person makes a definite effort to follow 
them. They are as follows: 

1. Keep to the right, and in single file as far as 

2. Keep moving. Don't stop to talk or to get a 
drink between classes. 

3. Don't push. 

4. When leaving a class-room, 

a. Turn to the right always. 

b. Even if the line is going in the wrong direction 
for your convenience, do not push across the 
corridor to join the other line until you have 
reached a free space where you can cross 
without forcing your way. 

In addition, it is suggested that much congestion 
in the doors of class-rooms would be avoided if 
students did not attempt to enter until the entire 
previous class had left the room, and did not go to 
their next class at all until several moments after 
the dismissal of the one before it. 


— That the weather-man has paid his dues to 
the Athletic Association. 

— That 1915 seems to be running drills for the 
Wellesley Fire Department. 

— That the pine forest greatly improves the ap- 
proach to the Quadrangle. 

— That this is the first News w*hich has issued 
from the new office in the ruins. 

— That our grandmothers would be delighted 
at the "stents" which we perform these days. 

— That 1915 lends color to everything on the 
campus, even the new tennis courts. 

— That it is rumored that we are to have "a new- 
arena" in place of the dump heap. 

— That our Crew Competition is no longer a 
racy affair. 

— That it might have been awkward if it had 
rained on our open-air Pay Day. 


Shafer and Fiske both have orchestras. 

Noanett has been playing tennis tournaments, 
charging an entrance fee for the benefit ot the 
Fire Fund. 

No matter what you intend to do after leaving College, you will find a bank account of great use- 
fulness, and the ability to keep one accurately an asset which will constantly grow in value. We allow 
accounts if a minimum of $25.00 is kept on deposit during the whole College year. 


CHAS. N. TAYLOR, Pres. BENJ. H. SANBORN, Vice-Pres. B. W. GUERNSEY, Cashier 



Mr. Charles Rann Kennedy, author and play- 
wright, with Mrs. Kennedy, (Edith Wynne Matthi- 
son), visited Wellesley on Friday, October 30, and, 
that evening, read four acts from Henry VIII in 
Billings Hall. 

Mrs. Kennedy, as Queen Katherine, was a revela- 
tion of all that which we desire in an artist. Her 
voice revealed an unusual lyric quality, perfectly 
controlled, which was most pleasing to the audience. 
Her interpretation ol the character of Katherine 
of Aragon was dignified and queenly throughout. 
There was only one element we missed in this — 
the fiery Spanish spirit which was Katharine's 
birthright. However, the interpretation as a whole 
made up for the absence of this element. Mrs. 
Kennedy's stage attitude toward reading was un- 
speakably fine in its dignity and controlled re- 
pose. She held our attention even.- minute — when 
she listened as well as when she read. 

Mr. Kennedy, remembered at Wellesley by his 
reading of "The Terrible Meek," last year, read 
the male parts of the acts selected. This rendition 
of so many different characters was extremely 
difficult, and we felt a lack of differentiation of 
characters and clear sense of climax. The speech 
of King Henry'? in Act II, Scene 4, beginning 
"Go thy ways, Kate," seemed to be the best ren- 
dered, in that it revealed Mr. Kennedy's appre- 
ciation of the character of Henry VIII most clearly 
and naturally. 


Mr. Ralph Adams Cram, architect and writer, 
lectured before a large audience in the Farnsworth 
Museum on Friday afternoon, October 30, on "The 
Planning and Architectural Treatment of College 
Buildings." He said that the function of art is to 
show forth, visibly, the highest powers of intellect 
and spirit, and that the beauty of great art ex- 
l in the buildings of a college, does very much 
to supplement and vitalize all the purely education- 
al work done within it. He showed, on the screen, 
pictures of buildings at Oxford and Cambridge, of 
the very simple and dignified English Collegiate 
Gothic architecture, and, with views of certain of 
our American colleges, he pointed out the mobility 
of this style of architecture, and its adaptability to 
modern needs. The lecture seemed particularly 
appropriate to the conditions of the Wellesley of 


Hallowe'en comes but once a year; that once, 
however, the ghoulish, and the gipsyish, among 
us have our fling, and appear disguiseless. 
Saturday night, on campus and in the village, 
was a glorious big union "Walpurgis night." 

"What did y-.ur house do last night?" said 
to Shafer. "Why," Shafer made answer, 
"we had a 'baby party.' We all came dre- 
little boys and girls, and played Httle-boy-and-girl 
games. Of course, there were refreshments." 

Beebe, it seemed, had a much less frivolous party. 
Beebe sat around the fire and knitted, while Ethel 
Thornbury and Miss Hardwieke told stories. 

Cazenove had a re^l "Barn" affair. "Josh 
Perkins an' his ol' Lady" invited the company t<> a 
"hie old time," if they would but "slick up in their 
best Sunday-go-to-meetin' cloze." From all ac- 
1 1 iun1 s they got it. 

At. Lake House, the College Hall circus was 
superseded by a course dinner. Is this "signs of the 

At all the other houses, the conventional old- 
fashioned Hallowe'en rites were duly performed — 
but with variations. There were Chambers of 
H"rr<>r, ghost dances, candy-pulls, fortune-telhng, 
rides on broomsticks, bobbing for apples, peanut 
ra ces — Oh! anything that ingenuity could devise. 
. ve all, there was fun. The campus was sorry 




An item of particular interest to College Girls. These waists, 
which are made in our own shops from imported Paris models and of 
the choicest materials, have been selling as fast as we can make them. 



not to entertain the village this year; yet in village 
and campus the evening was, literally, a "howling 


When the dining-room doors finally opened at 
Fiske Saturday night it seemed as though some little 
elves had surely paid a visit there. Friendly Jack 
O'Lanterns smiled at you from the centres of the 
tables, jaunty little black cats hissed at each other 
from the place-cards, and an abundance of 
crepe paper gave the room quite a festive ap- 
pearance. When everyone had succeeded in finding 
her place-card and laughed over the funny combina- 
tions which had been made by spelling the names 
backwards, the last surprise of all was discovered. 
Dangling from the rims of the tumblers were ludi- 
crous little pumpkin-seed men, with the greatest 
variety of expressions you could possibly imagine! 
Everyone voted that the Sophomores were quite 
successful elves, and when Mrs. Eastman added a 
candy-pull at 7.30 there was nothing more to desire 
for a jolly Hallowe'en. R. B., 191 7. 


requiring preparation for each appointment, were 
placed on Monday, there would be no need of 
opening the library on Sunday afternoon. And the 
arrangement would be very much more in keeping 
with the spirit of our Wellesley Sunday than is the 
present one. IQI5- 

Courteous Charity. 
It you never wasted the half hour before lunch- 
eon and the half hour or even whole hour after 
luncheon; if you did not waste your time between 
classes; if you didn't spend many precious moments 
sociably chatting in the library or elsewhere; and if 
you had no time to go to Boston to the theatre or 
to the Xatick "movies," to go horseback riding, 
canoeing and all the other things that you decidedly 
do find time for, it might perhaps be more justifiable 
to try to do two things at once. It might be more 
justifiable, for instance, to knit during classes or to 
sew at public meetings, yet by no means would it be 
raori ' urteous, to the instructor or to the lecturer. 
I have heard it said that it makes one instructor 
boil to see her students knit while she is speaking 

(Continued on page 6) 


Sunday and the Library. 
Is it necessary to have the library open <>n Sun- 
day? Although it is generally conceded that no 
one can do his best work six days in the week unless 
he rests on the seventh, it is also generallv conceded 
among us, that as the schedule is now arranged it is 
wry difficult for a girl with a hard Monday to plan 
her work so as to avoid studying on Sunday. If no 
reading reports or papers were required earlier than 
6 P.M., on Monday, and if no one-hour 


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Campus Meeting. 

The meeting in Billings Hall on Wednesday 
evening, October 28, was led by Dorothy Murphy, 
1915. and Sara Snell, 1916. Lucy Buck, 1916, 
who was also to speak, was unable to do so on ac- 
count of illness. 

The meeting was preparatory to Communion. 
Sara Snell spoke on the meaning of Communion — 
that it is a commemoration of Christ, and a cove- 
nant to pass on his ministry to others. Dorothy 
Murphy talked about the service itself. Its beauty 
and nobility lie in its simplicity. The time is set 
apart for vivid memory of Christ and communion 
with Him. Partaking in the service is not a state- 
ment that we have been perfect, but a pledge that 
we will try harder to live up to His standards. 

Village Meeting. 
Miss Wheelock, Mary Pfeiffer, '16, and Kath- 
arine Andrews, '17, spoke at the village meeting on 
October 28, on the meaning of the Communion 
service as the privilege which has united Christian 
people for centuries and as the help for our every- 
day needs. In answering the charge that the present 
war marked nineteen centuries of Christianity as 
a failure, Miss Wheelock said that the real cause 
of the war was Paganism — "the greed of things." 
— that peace of nations would never be possible 
until individuals lived in the spirit of self-sacrifice 
and fellowship which the Communion service 


Dr. John P. Jones, for thirty-six years a mis- 
sionary in India, spoke on Sunday evening, Novem- 
ber I. He telt that the marvel of the present day 
is the new India, once a land of deified custom. The 
people have now left immobility behind and are 
pressing on towards attainment. They have ad- 
vanced in education, politics and in consciousness 
of their own worth . To-day the men of India march 
loyally for their sovereign king, but at the same 
time they wish to show the white man that they 
are worthy of his confidence. The East and West 
are closely linked together. As Dr. Jones quoted, 
"There is a name that will set that land afire," so 
the spirit of Christ is dominating everywhere, even 
in heathen institutions. 


On Friday evening, November 6, there will be a 
great rally in People's Temple, Boston, in the in- 
terests of the World's Student Movement. The 
war has so broken up the continental branches of 
this great organization that the responsibility for 
its continuance falls on the North American stu- 
dents. The list of speakers at the rally will include 
Dr. McConnell, Dr. Oldham, Bishop McDowell 
and others. 

Opportunity will be given in the houses for those 
who wish to go to sign up. It is hoped that a large 
number from Wellesley will attend. 

Elsa Disbrow, 
Leader Wellesley Student Volunteers. 


Sign up on the Christian Association bulletin 
board for a subscription to "The North American 
Student" — a paper which represents the American 
branch of the World Student Movement! It costs 
only one dollar a year, and will keep you in touch 
with other student organizations. The November 
number contains an article by Katharine Dufneld, 
1913, on "What is a College Christian Association?' 


The officers of the Education Club, 1914-1915, 
are as follows: 

President: Margaret A. Long, 1914. 
Vice-president: Arthur O. Norton. 
Secretary-Treasurer: Margaret Hugus, 1915. 

1915's BONFIRE. 

1915 celebrated the first anniversary of its 
Forensic Burning with a huge bonfire in the swamp 
on Hallowe'en night. The Senior and Sophomore 
classes were there with all their usual joy and 
jollity to cheer the success of October 31, 1913. 
Groups of Seniors, in the costumes of Forensic 
Burning time, some in masks, and some in ghost 
walk sheets, acted out a few' of last October's events 
for general amusement. As the flames of the fire- 
rose higher and higher, and the enthusiasm was 
at its height in a snake walk, the village fire de- 
partment arrived at the scene with hose and ladder 
to extinguish the College fire'. 


The officers of the Graduate Club for the year 
are as follows: 

President: Bessie McClellan. 

Vice-president: Ruth McKibben. 

Secretary: Emma Fiske. 

Treasurer: Olga Halsay. 

At a meeting held on October 15, it was decided 
to have teas on two Sunday afternoons in each 
month. Miss Lawatschek was appointed chairman 
of a committee for raising money for the Fire Fund. 


The mission study classes for Freshmen have 
been postponed until the second semester in the 
hopes that all will sign up for the splendid Bible 
study course, which is being offered them now. 

It is hoped that students of all classes will plan 
to take Bible study one semester and mission study 
the other, as far as the arrangement of the courses 
will allow. 

Sara Snell, 
Chairman Mission Studv Committee. 


Two handicap golf tournaments are to be given 
this fall, one on the afternoon of November 7. the 
other on November 14. Mr. Sanborn, a former 
president of the Golf Club, has been generous 
enough to give one of the two cups offered. 

Tea will be served at the Golf Club House on 
both afternoons from 4.30 to 5.30. Faculty and 
students are cordially invited. 

Elizabeth Endel. 


A half-hour of music, Tuesday, November 10. 
1914, at 4.30 P.M., in Memorial Chapel. 

Programme from the works of Mozart. 
Poco adagio (from the Symphony, No. 6, Litolff 

Minuet (from the G minor symphony). 
Song, "The Violet." 
Overture, Don Giovanni. 

Miss Hetty Shepard Wheeler, assisting, Mr. H. 
C. Macdougall, organist. 


Mr. Tobias Brill, principal of the Mystic Oral 
School for the Deaf in Mystic, Conn., announcel 
that he would be glad to fill vacancies in his corps 
cf teachers and nurses with college students. "The 
training, which consists of lectures, observation cf 
class work, and occasional teaching for practice, 
is free, and board is given in lieu of a few slight 
supervision duties such as study hour and church 
duty on Sunday morning. Toward the end of the 
term there is a probability of a student being given 
charge of a small division for part of the time, in 
which case she would receive a small remunera- 
tion." The course is for one year only. Anyone 
interested is asked to address Mr. Brill. 

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Sampler box, Whitman 's candies fit 
all needs. There are special college 
assortments that are good souvenirs 
for the folks back home. 

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"THE AMERICAN" NUMBER. a Cowous student. 

'■ — There lives in Wellesley a student with an un- 

TABLE OF CONTENTS. usually strong appetite fur knowledge. "Not 

., - „ T , ,- . ... ... t „, R„-h knowledge about things," she pleads frequently in 

Cover Design: The Knit Kid Inna Rush ,.,.,, , . .. . . . 

,..,.,.,. , . ffl „f Eng sh themes. (That mean- that she do 

(Cad in white flannel, and a gray muffler 01 ... B , „ . . . , . ■ • 

.,.,,, , . , „ ? ; like to study.) But knowledge about real live, 

Wellesley open-work with scalloped edges.) - .. , f , 

_. c .. ,,,,,,• c l-l human people. (That means the rest of the 

The Silver Rule in Athletics Senor Klass ^ ^ . , , 

.„„,„,, college. 1 1 his extra-ordinary person may be ob- 

How to I'lav Basket-Bail Sweete Sixteene \ , . , ■ , • , K „ 

.... ,., , „ ..,- , ..... served, during almost any spare periods, in the 

1 he Theatei in the Dumps Inch? Ath. " , _._„, 

,...,,.,,, , „ ... .. . Hen-Coop corridors. Take >our stand almost 

\\ for Wellesley (a story 1 Bv a ladder-climber . ., 

anywhere and watch her! She approaches with a 

Smoke (a poem), tas 'ual but hungrx- air-and begins on the bulletin 

Nineteen Sixteen and Department ^^ ft ^ ^ ^ ..^ Everyone .. „,„;,, 

nterestmg People. attracts ^ ? , ^ .. Pnvau . f „ r the 

Why I I ,ke the COLLEGE NEWS. News Board ., ,. v . 1!age Senicre „ „ I9 , 6 on , y .. 

I Should baj So. •Faculty Tea." -Spanish" (if she is Laking Greek), 

FRONTISPIECE. and "Edutation" (if -he i- talcing mathematics 

These are worth living and lookirg tor. By turning 

A WARNING. up folded papers, and keeping both eyes wide open. 

Remember! Pay Day is here. this student becomes imaluable as a wa!king-en- 

And go to no expense. e\ clopedia of information. 

After consumers" leagues 

Come college settlements! , SHOLrLD SAY SO. 

Ties, and Dues. 


boon the newly-springing flowers 

Three Peize Answer- to the Question.) The dews of morning lie. 

Madam: My pocketbook — all flat it cowers. 

1 d.> n,.t like the COLLEGE News because I sent While mourning dues am I. 
my subscription money to the Magazine Editors, 

and failed to receive my copy. I distinctly inferred A Nightmare After Field Day. 

thai either the Magazine editors or reporters were I slept; and sleep, in yellow cap, 

the ones to receive subscriptions. They should be, Cried out: "Ah! Why so late? 

if they are not. Wrathfully, What happened to your little nap? 

Staida Limna. What was it that you ate?" 
Dear Editor: 

I will not say "dislike" — but I would prefer the And training stood there, cleft in two. 

College News if I could read some of my own Reproachfully he spake; 

in it. It is so much more interesting to read "And didst thou me, who pulled thee through, 

oneself in print than anyone else. May I offer this With a club-sandwich break?" 
as a suggestion - 

With all good intentions, I screamed, but straightway did they both 

Compa Sharka. A muffler to me throw. 

Hear Public: And said: " Don't waste your days in sloth. 

I would like the News better myself, if the above But knit this as you go." 

"between-t he-lines" type of sentiment might be 

eliminated. , . , , T „ , 

A racquet in my hand I grasped, 
Editor. Thc . net was tlght i v cait . 

" Must I take off a score?" I gasped. 

INTERESTING PEOPLE. Nay. deuce until the last." 

A selfish Merchant. I wanted them to pick it up- 
Tucked away in a corner of the tiny town of That stitch I dropped so far; 
Bosh-Bosh. Texas, i- a store run by a man who never A monster yellow and white pup 
owned a college directory. In fact, he shows no Just barked " Rah! Rah! hoorah!" 
interest whatsoever in the problem of clothing the 

thousands of students in eastern colleges, but be- And every time my wooden stump. 

lieves in leaving them to their own and unaided Into the mesh would get. 

choice in the matter. Never has he tucked the A giant figure out would jump : 

flap inside the envelope of a single personal letter, Or jaunty pierrette. 
nor prepared a discount ticket, nor marked down 

even an encyclopedia for their benefit. And > ti They seemed to think it all a joke 

it is said, that if the students had ten per cent, off To see one in such sorrow, 

their railway expenses, they would make a beaten At last the whistle blew; 1 woke, 

track to his door. I have a quiz to-morrow. 


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Physicians' prescriptions carefully put up 

by Registered Pharmacists. 

All ices, creams and syrups manufactured 

in our own laboratory. 

Tailby & Sons, Prop., Wellesley, Mass. Office, 
555 Washington St. Tel. 44-2. Conservatories, 
103 Linden St. Tel. 44-1. Orders by Mail or 
Otherwise are Given Prompt Attention. 



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Carries a full line of 

Choice Fruit and Confectionery 

Free Delivery. 567 Washington St., Wellesley. 

Tel. 138-W 

Hayden's Jewelry Store 

Wellesley Square. 

Solid Gold and Sterling Novelties 

Desk Sets and Fountain Pens, College and 
Society Emblems made to order. Watch and 
Jewelry Repairing, Oculists' Prescriptions 
Filled, Mountings Repaired and Lome* R« 

Temple Place. Lunch, il to 3. Afternoon 
Tea, 3 to 5. Home-made Bread, Cake, Pies, etc.. 
Served and on Sale. 

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Company, 38 and 40 Faneuil Hall Market, 
Boston. Telephone, 933 Richmond. Hotel 

Supplies a Specialty. 



Attention Given Hotel. Club and Family Orders. 

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One mile from Wellesley College. 


Special Attention given to Week-end Panic. 
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(Continued from page 3.) 


to them, and that last year there was a certain 
speaker who said he would not ccme out to Welles- 
ley to talk because he felt it was tco much like a 
lady's sewing circle. Don't let ycur sent'.ment for 
the refugees run away with ycur manners, cr your 
zeal for learning how to knit stand for your desire 
to help the needy soldiers. There is nothing wrong 
with the "cause," but there is something wrong 
with the means toward the end. The speakers give 
you their undivided attention and they want in 
return your undivided attcntkn. Can't you stop 
your industry lcng enough to take up your studies 
whole-he a rtecly when the hour really comes for 
them? Who wants to talk seriously to anyone who 
unconcernedly plies her fingers and never as much 
as looks up at the speaker's face? Be industrious, 
but don't be too industrious and above all, be 
courteous! A. L. C, 1917. 

The Work of the Red Cross Society. 
At a time like the present, when so many thou- 
sands of people in Europe are in distress, the funds 
at the disposal of the Red Cross Society are, of 
course, entirely inadequate. It has been remarked 
that Wellesley is slow in awaking to the situation, 
and that the crowding of matinee trains at a time 
when so many are enduring agony which our money 
could relieve, indicates a lack of the right spirit. 
Let us make it impossible for such criticisms to be 
passed justly. It is high time for us to set to work 
to raise money by some means or other. If we have 
seemed to be turning deaf ears to the pleas of suffer- 
ing Europe, let us make amends now by a Christian 
eagerness to help. We are willing, I am sure, we 
simply have not realized the need. 

G. M., 1917. 


W's were awarded as follows; 


Mary Crocker Ruth Lindsay 

Marguerite Taylor 
Basket- Ball. 
Linda McLain Joy Sleeper 

Bertha Allen Helen Edsall 

Dorothy Ehrich 

Elizabeth Endel Constance Gill 

Katherine Chalmers 


Alice Charlton Elsa Disbrow 

Mary Stevens 
Elizabeth Armstrong Margaret Claflin 

Helen Haines Mildred Osgood 

Emily Porter 
Mary Hodge Lucretia Traver 

Elizabeth Whelan 
Olive Foristall 

Ruth Hoyt Mary Paine 

Katherine Rolfe 


Colonial: "Ziegfeld Follies." Julian Eltinge, 

"The Crinoline Girl," commencing November 9. 

Castle Square: The Craig Players in "Ready 

Majestic: Edmund Breese in "To-Day." Last 
two weeks. 

The Wilbur: William Hodge in "The Road to 
Happiness." Sunday evening Musicale, No- 
vember 8, Mme. Jeska Swartz-Morse, George 
Rasely, tenor, E. Renaud, piano, and Lyd*a 
White, harp. 

Hollis Street: Lydia Lopokcva in "The Young 

Boston: Popular Grand Opera. Saturday ma- 
tinee, "La Favorita," Saturday evening, "La 
Tosca," Conductor Bovi. Friday afternoon, 
Benefit European Actors' Relief Fund and 
American Ambulance Hospital, Paris: Julia 
Arthur in "Mercedes," an act from "Road to 
Happiness," "Ziegfeld Follies," "Peg o' 
M y Heart , " " Potash and Perlmutter , ' ' et 

Shubert: "Passing Show of 1914." 

Plymouth: Last week of "Wanted $22,000." 
Beginning November 9, Mr. Cyril Maude in 
' ' Grumpy. ' ' 

Tremont: "Potash and Perlmutter." 

Cort: "Peg o' My Heart." 

Tremont Temple: "Cabiria." Concert course, 
beginning November 19. 

Symphony Hall: November 17, afternoon and 
evening, Sousa's Band. Benefit of Wellesley 
Fire Fund. November 8, Olive Fremstad and 
Pasquale Amato. 

Boston Opera House: November 6, 7, Anna 
Pavlowa and Symphony Orchestra. 

Steinert Hall: November 11, Edith Thompson, 
pianist; November 3, Kneisel Quartette. 

Jordan Hall: November 6, 3 P.M., Frank 
Gittelson, violinist; November 9, 3 P.M., 
Ethel Leginska, pianist. Chopin programme. 


Mr. Cyril Maude and his all English company 
from his London playhouse, at the Plymouth 
Theater, Boston, open Monday evening, November 


Mr. Maude's wonderful success last season, 
when he remained the entire season at Wallack's 
Theater, New York, breaking all known records 
in this theater, is too well known to dwell on at 
this time. 

Mr. Maude will present here the same play, 
"Grumpy," which created such a furore in New 
York. "Grumpy" is described as a new kind of 
detective play, offering Mr. Maude a character 
role and showing his entire company to advantage. 
The play was written by Horace Hodges and T. 
Wigney Percyville, two actor-playwrights. 

Seats will be placed on sale Wednesday, Novem- 
ber 4, but mail orders when accompanied with 
check, post or money-order, with self-addressed 
stamped envelope, will receive immediate attention 
in the order in which they are received. Make all 
checks payable to Fred E. Wright. — Adv. 


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Frances Davis, 1914, to 25 East 22d Street, 
New York City. (For the year.) 

Bertha Merrill, 1913, 10 Whittier Hall, 1230 
Amsterdam Avenue, New York City. (For the 

Mrs. Austin W. Fisher, (Geraldine Howarth, 
1913), to Linmean Hall, Cambridge. 

Lillian L. Griggs, 1907, to 4296 Washington 
Boulevard, St. Louis, Mo. 

Mrs. W. B. Thayer, Jr., I. Mary Watkins, 1906), 
to 46th Street and Warwick Boulevard, Kansas 
City, Mo. 

{Catherine F. Ball, 1900. to 44 Washington 
Avenue, Plainfield, N. J. 

The permanent address of Mrs. Harry Lock- 
wood, (Mary Chase, 1896), is Mount Tocono, Pa. 
From November I to May I in each year, her ad- 
dress is Newstead Inn, Paget-West, Bermuda. 

Florence S. Durstine, 1901, to Lawrence Park, 
Bronwille. N. V. 

Ethel Foster Reed, 1905, to 826 Chislett Street, 
Pittsburgh, Pa. 

Julia A. Hewitt. 1903, to 423 West nSth Street. 
New York City. 

Mary P. Gordon, 1902, to 571 Lincoln Place, 
Brooklyn, N. Y. 

Caroline M. Locke, 1900, to 7 Wallace Avenue, 
Mount Vernon, N. Y. 

Mrs. Paul H. Kelsey. (Mrs. Alice Clement 
Truitt, 18911. to car.' ol E. S. Bacon, 43 Exchange 
Place, New York City. 

Mrs. George Bacon Wood, (Helen Foss, 1894), 
to 5940 Woodbine Avenue Philadelphia, Pa. 

Mrs. Emily F. Howes, (Emily Freeman, 1902-05), 
to 232 Dorffel Drive, Seattle, Wash. 

Ai a meeting held in the Welleslej Town Hall to 
"re,.,,,!/,. ., lex al chapter of the Red Cross, President 
Pendleton was one of the principal speak,,,, and 
Professor Roberts was elected a member of the 
executive committee. 

Lillian G. Macdonald, [914, i^ teaching in the 
I ligh School .11 1 rloucester, Ma 


On August 18, 1914, at Cleveland. Ohio, a 
daughter, Caroline, to Mrs. John French Wilson. 
I Nan Brinton, 1910). 

On July 27, igi4.a son, Stuart Bradley, to Mrs. 
Thomas A. Barnard, (Blanche H. Smtth, 1908). 

On September 13, 1914, in Chicago, a son, Ralph 
Gardon, to Mrs. Ralph Crissman Brown, (Marion 
Phcebe Mills, 1910.) 

On June 28, 1914. a daughter to Mrs. Mabel 
Pitzell Frank, of the class of 1914. 

On October 17, in Denver, Colo., a daughter to 
Mrs. Thomas Dixon, (Ruth Collins, 1908-11). 


Professor Fisher of the Department of Geology- 
is giving two extension courses for Boston school 
teachers on geography in its relation to man. The 
lectures are given at the instance of the Superin- 
tendent of Schools. The subject is considered with 
especial reference to local conditions, to history 
and economics. Helen Coss, 1912, formerly as- 
sistant in geology at the College, is assisting in 
the lectures. 

Professor Hart of the Department of English 
Composition, has been chosen one of the charter 
members of the newly-established Radcliffe Chapter 
of Phi Beta Kappa. She is chairman of the Com- 
mittee on Membership. 

Miss Margaret Shields, recently of the Depart- 
ment of Physics, is studying at Chicago Lmiversity. 

The barren slopes at the south of the quadrangle, 
on both sides of the walk leading toward the campus, 
have been concealed by numerous small pine trees, 
which promise to make another Christmas-tree 


"The Home Book of Great Paintings," by 
Estelle M. llurll, 1882; is announced in the Hough- 
ton-Mifflin autumn book list. 

Mrs. Thomas G. Winter, (Alice Ames, 1886), 
is chairman of the Department of Literature and 
Library Extension of the General Federation, and 
has been for eight years, ever since the beginning 
of the club, president of the Woman's Club "I 

[Catherine J. Lane, 1889, has been made principal 
of Elm Hill School, Roxbury, whire she has taught 
for several years. She will live, this winter, with 
her sister, Mrs. Bancroft, at 19 Mayfair Street, 
Roxbury, Mass. 

Harpers announce "The Sound of Water," an 
unusual detective story, by Margarita Spalding 
Gerry, 1891. 

Professor and Mrs. William H. Schofield. (Mary 
Lyon, 1888-90), will spend the winter at their 
country home. East Hill, Peterborough, N. H. 
Their plans for spending in England Professor 
Schofield's year's leave of absence, have been aban- 
doned because of the war. 

Mrs. Harry Lockwood, (Mary Chase. 1896), 
who, for the past two winters has leased and man- 
aged Harbour View, Bermuda, has now leased a 
larger and much more attractive house for the 
coming winter in Bermuda. Newstead Inn. situated 
in Paget, Bermuda, is the new house, and anyone 
contemplating a visit to Bermuda will find New- 
stead Inn most cheery, homelike and accessible. 
Mrs. Lockwood will gladly send leaflets to those 

Mrs. Alfred 0. Graham, (Louise Hunter, 1904), 
spent the summer in the Isle of Wight, was caught 
by the war and could not return to her home in 

Mabel Bishop, 1905, is head of the Biology De- 
partment at Rockford College. 

Francis Kelly, 1910, has recently been made 
head of the extension work at the Pittsburgh 
Carnegie Library. 

Josephine Little, 1912, is to work al Sleighton 
Farm, Darling, Delaware County, Pa., for the 

Margaret Brown, 1912, is teaching at Forest 
Park University, St. Louis. 

Elizabeth Hart, 1912. is teaching at Bishop 
Robertson Hall, an Episcopal Girls' School in St. 

Marguerite Tafel, 1914, is at Hosmer Hall, St. 
Louis, this year, as Miss Louise McNair's secre- 

Louise Friedman, 1910-13, after two years Mink 
at the St. Louis School of Social Economy, is doing 
volunteer work at the Children's Hospital in that 

Hazel Cooper, 1914, is teaching public speaking 
in the High School in Glen Ridge, N. J. 

At the wedding of Geraldine Howarth, 1913, to 
Austin Fisher, Jr., in Fitchburg, on October 3, the 
maid of honor was Lillian Draper, 1913, and 
among the bridesmaids were Helen Bates and Jes- 
sie Acklin, 1 9 1 3 . 

Edith E. Agnew, 1914, is assistant in the Depart- 
ment of Pedagogy, at Wellesley, and instructor in 
the Wellesley Night School. 



Office ok the Presideni Wellesley College, 

Willi .1 1 I . \1 VsS. 

Dear Welleslev Friends: 

1 am sure thai .ill Welleslej women arc vitallj 
interested in the plans of the College as far as they 
are at present developed. Enclosed is the report 
of a group of architects who were asked to advise 
the Trustees last spring. Although this report was 
distributed i" the 1 Graduate < ouncil last June, this 
copy is sent to the Clubs as not all were represented 
at the Council. After careful consideration and 
discussion, the Trustees adopted recommendations 
1 and 3. The other recommendations were not 
discussed in detail. This report, supplemented 
by conferences with other architects familiar with 
the College problems, convinced me that there was 
not room on College Hall hill for th> whole aca- 
demic and administrative group without over- 
crowding, and even then room would not be left 
for future growth, (not in numbers but in the scope 
of work offered). Although reluctant to put tin 
academic center elsewhere, I came to the conclusion 
that there was not room for it on College Hall 
hill. Two landscape architects have been studying 
our problems this summer, and it is hoped that 
we shall have a beautiful group of academic build- 
ings in and around the Simpson meadow, as a 
result. At present the whole question is in a forma- 
tive state, and any suggestions will be welcomed. 

The plans for the central building on College 
Hall hill are practically complete. 1 had hoped 
that it would be possible to send a sketch of the 
building with this letter, but unfortunately, we 
cannot be sure that the plans as drawn can be 
executed for the sum given by the unknown but 
generous donor. The decision will probably be 
reached by the end of this week, and it is hoped 
that the work will be begun almost immediately. 
The building will be Gothic in style, of brick and 
stone, and it is proposed to use the old bricks from 
College Hall. The building will form three sides 
of a rectangle, the open or south side facing the 
lake. On the north side will be a tower commanding 
the whole campus. The building will be set farther 
north than College Hall, so that there will be a large 
open court on the south side. When the group of 
buildings is complete, the large court will be flanked 
by two buildings, one on the east and one on the 
west side, occupying, roughly speaking, the space 
of the Faculty parlor and the post-office wings of 
College Hall. The actual site of the palm basin 
of College Hall center will fall in the center of this 
open court. It is hoped that this may be restored 
with the palms during the spring and early fall 
in their accustomed place. We Wellesley women 
of to-day can thus pass on to our younger sisters 
the traditions of College Hall Center. When these 
buildings are complete, there will be left a beauti- 
ful .site northwest of the group for a building. It 
has been suggested that the Student-Alumnae 
Building (containing an auditorium and recreation 
hall) be placed here. The whole question of its 
site and form is still open, and any suggestions in 
regard to it or the other buildings, will be cordially 
welcomed. These may be sent to me or to any of 
the alumna? trustees. 

At present we have still $550,000 to raise before 
January I. This is a large sum in view of war con- 
ditions, but we are bound to make a serious effort 
before asking for an extension of time. We hope that 
such an extension will not lie necessary. The gifts 
from Alumna? and former students are very gener- 
ous. I wish it were possible that all Wellesley 
women might read the letters which have come 


especially those from the mission field. There are 
still many women who have made no response. 
Can any of us afford to miss the opportunity of a 
share in this rebuilding of the College Beautiful? 
I know we cannot. It is not the size of the gift. 
Our two million will be worth more to us and to the 
future generation of Wellesley students if we can 
say that every Wellesley woman had a share in its 

Loyally yours, 

Ellen F. Pendleton. 

Recommendations of the Advisory Committee 
of architects adopted by the Trustees: 

I. That a group of residential buildings to ac- 
commodate four to five hundred students be located 
upon College Hall hill. 

3. That administrative and academic buildings 
be located on or around the great meadow. 

the sousa concerts. 

The second meeting of the Boston Wellesley 
College Club for the season was held on Friday 
afternoon, October 23, at Miss Guild and Miss 
Evans' School, Boston. 

The report of the June Commencement exercises 
was read by the club delegate, Mrs. Alice Mar- 
shall Leeds, 1900-03. The report of the June 
session of the Graduate Council was read by Miss 
Charlotte H. Conant, 1884. Mrs. Daisy Dutcher 
Hammond, 1904, local chairman of the National 
Committee for Restoration and Endowment, re- 
ported S25,ooo pledged or paid by the Boston Club. 
To this amount the club hopes to add a large sum 
realized from the Sousa Band concerts to be given 
on the afternoon and evening of November 17, in 
Symphony Hall. A splendid program of classical 
music, Wellesley songs and some of Sousa's own 
compositions has been arranged. This will be 
the first week-day concert by Sousa's band in 
Boston, this season, and tickets are being sold at 
popular prices, 50 and 75 cents and Si. 00. Various 
committees are hard at work to make these con- 
certs a financial success and they deserve the sup- 
port of every Wellesley girl in the vicinity of Boston. 
Chairmen of committees are as follows: 

Chairman, Mrs. P. Francis McCann. 

Patronesses, Mrs. David Demarest. 

Program, Miss Mary Barrows. 

Publicity, Mrs. John F. Norton. 

Tickets, Mrs. Harry C. Fabyan, 21 Sparhawk 
Street, Brighton. 

Ushers and Candy, Miss Eleanor Piper. 

The Berkshire Club met on Friday afternoon, 
October 23, for tea at the Pittsfield Country Club. 

The St. Louis Club held a meeting on October 
2, at the home of Josephine Little, 1912, and de- 
cided to give a studio reception in November, for 
the Fire Fund. The Dutch School will be repre- 

First M eeting of Hartford Club. 

The annual luncheon of the Hartford Wellesley 
Club took place at the Hartford Golf Club, on 
Saturday, October 14, 1914. As is customary, it 
was preceded by a business meeting at which a 
few changes among the officers were announced. 
Miss Ellen G. Means, 1885, succeeds Miss Maud 
Motcalf as Vice-president and Mrs. Geer has 
become a member of the Program Committee. 
The report of the committee appointed to nominate 
a new Councillor resulted in the election of Miss 
Florence M. Crofut, 1898, who assumes office in 

The chairman of the Restoration Fund Com- 
mittee, Mrs. George Kellogg, reported that the 
club had something over Si ,200 and urged every 
member to do her utmost to arouse interest in an 
exhibition of etchings, the proceeds of which are to 
be added to our share of the Fund. These etchings 
are to be shown during the week of November 9, 
through the kindness of the owner, Mr. George A. 
Gay of Hartford, head of the firm of one of that 

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best assortments in Boston from which to choose, and most moderate 
prices — -you will not be disappointed. 



city's largest department stores. The reading of the 
list of those who were to serve on the Membershp 
Committee was followed by the adjoinment of the 
club to the dining-room. 

After a delicious meal, Miss Tufts, our guest of 
honor, told us most vividly and interestingly of 
the fire, of events connected with it, and of the way 
in which many of the emergencies have been and arc 
being met, answering several questions and making 
us familiar with the new Wellesley. 

Louise H. Noble, 

Recording Secretary. 

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reflects your individuality. 

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A vacancy in the English Department of the 
Paterson, N. J., High School will be filled by com- 
petitive examination held at the office of the Board 
of Education in the City Hall at Paterson, on 
Saturday, December 5, at 9.00 A.M., or as soon 
thereafter as candidates can conveniently report. 
Any graduate of the College who is interested in 
this position is advised to address Superintendent 
John R. Wilson for further information. 

Members of the class of 19 14 who registered as 
applicants for the use of the Appointment Bureau, 
last November, received copies of a booklet con- 
taining information compiled for their use. As the 
whole stock of this booklet was lost in the fire of 
last March, anyone who can supply Miss Mary 
Caswell with a copy will be of the greatest use to 
her in plans for the registration of 1915. 


The Idler Club of Radcliffe College is to give a 
performance of G. K. Chesterton's play "Magic," 
on November 7, at 8.15 o'clock, in Agassiz House, 
10 Garden St., Cambridge, in aid of the Wellesley 
College Endowment and Restoration Fund. Tickets 
are 50 and 75 cents, Si. 00, Si. 50 and S2.00. 

Marinda A. Locke, K. N. 

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